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By National Geographic

ISBN-10: 1426203454

ISBN-13: 9781426203459

ISBN-10: 1426203462

ISBN-13: 9781426203466

A multifaceted reference ebook for the twenty first century, the reply publication will fascinate with up to date, authoritative, and ceaselessly fascinating information regarding the realm this day. From earth sciences to astronomy, from weather and habitats to human arts and cultures, from old heritage to state of the art expertise, and together with short descriptions, flags, and statistics of the entire nations of the realm, it gives you precisely the form of quick-dip details that smooth readers crave. Maps, charts, diagrams, graphs, photos, illustrations—some six hundred photos in all—combine with countless numbers of speedy proof and brief items at the humans, areas, natural world, climate, historical past, and present occasions that topic in our international at the present time. nationwide Geographic resolution ebook is a crucial reference for faculty, a convenient source on the workplace, and a superb pick-up-and browse better half at domestic.

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In 1928 the International Astronomical Union (IAU) determined which constellations would be officially recognized. Of the 88 constellations on the IAU list, 48 were identified in ancient times with just the naked eye. The remaining 40 were added in more recent centuries. The IAU also defined each constellation's border so that the groupings represent not only star patterns but specific regions of the sky. These borders ensured that each star would be restricted to only one constellation. Constellations change over time as the stars in them move through space.

International boundaries only occasionally mark true geo- conversions, conflicts, and alliances. All lines of latitude are parallel to the England. All lines of longitude converge The lines on maps and globes Equator. Latitude divides Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemi- at the North and South Poles. The measure of a degree of latitude transportation routes such as roads, spheres. Longitude measures angular or longitude varies according to distance railroad tracks, and ferry lines; water distance east and west of the prime from the Equator.

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